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Year: 2022

How feta cheese is made in Greece

Fetta chesse being sliced on table

Feta is made with a combination of sheep’s and goat’s milk. Depending on where you are in Greece, you’ll get a different tasting feta. The flavors range from soft and buttery to hard and tangy. Feta is made with a combination of sheep’s and goat’s milk, which gives it that […]

CRÊPES SUZETTE FLAMBÉED, RECIPE AND STORY

crepe suzette

Decadent French crêpes, very thin pancakes, served in a delicious orange and caramel sauce, flambé with Grand Marnier orange alcohol. This is the common recipe, you’ll read in the story that the traditional one is with mandarin butter and not flambéed. This is a must eat among French desserts. Maybe […]

Raspberry Charlotte Cake (Charlotte à la Framboise)

Rasberry Charlotte

I won’t even mess around to make it healthier so you’ll get the unadulterated naughty French version (ahem, where’s your mind going?!).  I mean there’ll be moist sponge fingers and Bavarian cream, all made with real whipping cream, sugar and flour!!!  Some of you might be jumping for joy anticipating your next sugar high.  For those […]

Espresso Martini Cheesecake

Espresso martini cheesecake

Make this bittersweet cheesecake when entertaining a crowd – it can be prepared a few days ahead, then simply pour over the boozy coffee syrup to serve. Time: 45 Minutes + ChillingServes 15Serves: 15 Ingredients 250g Lotus Biscoff biscuits, whizzed or bashed to crumbs 125g unsalted butter 125g 600g cream cheese […]

Not All Feta Is Created Equal

feta cheese

When a recipe calls for feta cheese, you may need to shop more carefully than you think to get the perfect cheese for your dish. When a recipe calls for feta cheese, we have your guide to buying the perfect kind to finish off your meal. Everyone knows feta cheese is […]

Sticky Balsamic Ribs

baby back pork ribs

Ribs that ditch the low-and-slow doctrine and make you popular anyway. The bake-then-grill tactic isn’t new for home-cooked ribs — but we’re usually told to keep it low and slow. Instead, we go for fast and reckless. But the ribs are well-marinated and steamed, so they come out inexplicably tender, […]

Making Chipotle Chilies

Chili peppers

01 – Choosing Jalapeños Chipotle chilies are smoked and dried jalapeños. The unique combination of smoky flavor with peppery heat makes these perfect for so many uses. They can be put in soups, sauces, and beans or ground into a fine powder and added to spice rubs or sprinkled over vegetables. There are […]

How to Fry a Perfect Egg

a fried egg

Sunny side up Cooking a fried egg is not rocket science but the following tips should help you cook the perfect egg sunny side up. Always use the freshest eggs possible, that makes all the difference. A non stick pan and low heat is the secret to egg perfection. Ingredients […]